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Expedite Your Egg Cure With a Wet Brine

By: Duane Inglin The availability of Chinook and coho eggs can be plentiful in the fall and curing them is an easy process. Using a gallon Ziploc and BorX O Fire or Fire Cure there are numerous cures that many of us have written about for years. This is my favorite method when I’m only [...]

Try This New Egg Cure: Catch More Salmon

By: Kyle Deavers I’ve been fishing with the same egg cure recipe for the past two seasons and it’s helped me catch salmon daily. However, a few weeks ago my fishing partner came to me and told me he had an egg cure better that others I’d experimented with. Instead of using Fire Cure with [...]

Durham’s Falls Lake Stuffed with Pan Size Crappie

By: Chris Shaffer Maria’s winds churned up seas in Eastern North Carolina last week and altered our fishing schedule. Set to film Pautzke Outdoors on the coast Tuesday and Wednesday we opted to stay in the Triangle where conditions were more favorable. Having filmed a catfish episode on Lake Norman Monday we ended up making [...]

Columbia River Still Kicking Out Lots of Salmon

By: Connor Taplin Salmon fishing on the Columbia River continues to be great in the Portland area. However, the bite will likely slow in the next few weeks. Fortunately, anglers will be able to migrate upriver to follow the fish and remain in consistent action through the end of the month. We are seeing about [...]

Buoy 10 King Run Peaking Now

By: Kyle Buschelman Experts anticipated an above average run at Buoy 10 this year and that’s meeting expectations. I think this year is a normal Buoy 10 year. It’s not super good and it’s not slow like last year when we struggled largely due to water challenges. The run is lining up the way it’s [...]

Michigan Shoreline Experiencing Epic Salmon Bite

By: Kyle McClelland This is the best salmon fishing season I’ve seen on Lake Michigan since I was born. Not only are there good numbers of salmon, but the fish are big. This season 20-30 pounders are common. We catch them every trip. We haven’t caught any bigger than 40 pounds, but some anglers have [...]

The Instant Bait Dye System for Great Lakes Trolling

By: Kyle McClelland For several days straight we’ve been running doubles on Lake Michigan for salmon. As expected the bait bite has taken off like it always does in late summer. We always bring plenty of brined bait with us. However, lately on some trips we’ve run out of bait and haven’t had time to [...]

Tips to Prepare Good Bait For Buoy 10

By: Kyle Buschelman Buoy 10 is in full swing and the kings are here. We are catching fish daily. On the other hand, consistently producing limits once or two a day (for a guide) everyday can be tough. One sure way to increase your odds is to have good bait. I’ve compiled a few tips [...]

Toronto Salmon Bite Impressing Ontario Trollers

By: Bojan Zivkovic Salmon season has been productive on the north shore of Lake Ontario. Trollers chasing Chinook, coho and steelhead in the depths been hooking good numbers of fish, and those big Chinook are averaging more than 20 pounds. I’ve noticed a healthy population of baitfish. This is a good sign of a healthy [...]

The Best Brined Baits for Buoy 10

By Connor Taplin At Buoy 10 you are fishing rod tip to rod tip with others. There are 1,000 of rods in the water. You need to have the best bait for the salmon to pick you. Good bait consists of several things. I like good scale retention, which creates a good flash, good color [...]